DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa-based grocery chain says it's aware of reports that hacked customer account information is being sold online.
With Rose Fest 2019 complete, city officials are planning ahead to Christmas in Kenyon. This year, city officials have decided to scrap an event that has become a traditional part of the city’s festivities.
Ride in a horse-drawn wagon over the prairie, skip over the grass to a polka, join in a sing along — it’s time for the annual Valley Grove Country Social.
Civil forfeitures reached their highest level yet in 2018, under the new, more stringent reporting guidelines required which have been in place since 2010. Across Minnesota, law enforcement agencies completed 8,091 forfeitures in 2018, an increase of 239 from 2017.
Sept. 12 marks the 20th anniversary of the grand opening service of New Life Church in Wanamingo. Twenty years seems like a drop in the bucket compared to the longevity of most of the other churches in the area. Those New Life members who had a part in starting the church find it hard to bel…
Kenyon-Wanamingo High School may not be big, but its musicians consistently perform alongside the top players from across the state.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is investigating what it's calling "a data incident involving its payment processing systems" at some of its fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants.
Increases in Wanamingo’s property tax levy and trash removal services will mean extra expenses for residents in 2020.
The debate over filling the Goodhue County Board District 1 seat followed the board from Red Wing to its annual meeting at the Goodhue County Fair. Though the location of the debate changed, the outcome did not.
When the September 2018 tornadoes swept through western Kenyon, Andy and Samantha Meyer were left without a barn to house their 120 cows.
In 1855, German settlers built a cabin on land that is now Nerstrand Big Woods State Park. Six generations later, one of their descendants is fighting to save it.
At a time when many Americans are questioning the safety of their communities, towns across the nation — including Kenyon — gathered Aug. 6 to host a National Night Out (also called Night to Unite) party to bring people together.
Harold Wolle has grown corn and soybeans on his farm near St. James in southwest Minnesota since 1976. Lately, Wolle has been growing brome grass, too. But it’s not for sale.
Many people toss a plastic water bottle or aluminum can into a recycling bin with little thought. But in some cities, recycling’s cost and viability have come under discussion.
Kenyon-Wanamingo middle schoolers join with Owatonna students this week for four days of environmental science learning, getting students off the couch and into the outdoors.
Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday that the Small Business Administration approved his request for an Administrative Declaration of Disaster for Dodge, Goodhue, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, and Steele counties.
RED WING, Minn. — If Marty Kelly had moved his truck forward, instead of backward on Nov. 26, he’s not sure what would’ve happened.
United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced a federal indictment charging Steven Allen Lindquist, 30, and TIiffany Marie Gauthier, 24, with distribution and possession of methamphetamine. Lindquist was arraigned yesterday before Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson and ordered detained …
Business owner Sarah Jystad remembers a time in her high school years when Kenyon’s downtown storefronts were occupied and busy. It’s not the same today — like many small towns across America, many Kenyon buildings along Second Street sit empty, sometimes for years.
Just after the end of the Civil War, a small group of Norwegian settlers founded a Lutheran church on the banks of the Zumbro River. A century and a half later, the church may look different, but it’s still going strong.
Members of the Kenyon Area Business Association liken small towns to a four-legged stool, with each leg representing the residents, local government, the school district and the business community.
Like anyone else, Kenyon Senior Living residents want to take pride in their home. But many aren’t able to trim bushes or wash windows — which is where volunteers step in to help.
Due to the high volume of precipitation and rising water levels on our local lakes, rivers and streams, the Rice County sheriff in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is enacting an Emergency Water Surface Use Restriction. This means that all watercraft shall use s…
Low farm income, a lingering trade war and other issues affecting agriculture are increasingly causing stress and mental health issues for farmers in Minnesota and around the country.
Kenyon will receive a $672,096 grant to support the city’s business park project, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Thursday.
Hundreds of college-bound students across Minnesota now have the opportunity to be awarded workforce development scholarships worth $2,500 or more that will help them launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota.
Christine and Dustin Sletten are grateful for the memories they have with their daughter, Taylor. But no parent expects to lose the opportunity to make future memories with their child.
The number of sexual assault cases reported to Minnesota colleges and universities increased for the second straight year in 2017, but less than half were investigated by schools, according to data released in June by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
The Kenyon City Council declared a vacancy for the position of mayor with, as Councilor Dan Rechtzigel put it, “a heavy heart” at Tuesday’s meeting.
After three years of discussion, the Wanamingo City Council opted Monday to create an additional public works maintenance position, bringing the total number of staff to three.
Goodhue County residents whose private water wells were in the path of recent flood waters should take proper precautions to ensure their water is safe.
The Goodhue County Board met Tuesday, July 2, at the Cannon Valley Fairgrounds. This is the second of the three board meetings planned to be held outside of Red Wing this summer. The board met at Kenyon City Hall in May and will meet at the Goodhue County Fair in Zumbrota Thursday, Aug. 8.